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Early Modern England

Image of the painting Charles I on Horseback by Anthony Van Dyck
Anthony van Dyck's first equestrian painting of Charles I, Charles I with M. de St Antoine, 1633, Royal Collection of the United Kingdom

A survey of English history during the early modern period (16th- and 17th-centuries), with a thematic focus on the formative political, social, religious, and intellectual changes during these two centuries.

Tentative Evaluations: 

Document Analysis  10%
10 Online Quizzes


Midterm Test 20%
Tutorial Attendance/Participation 20%
Essay 20%
Take-Home Final Exam 20%


Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6


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